Penn Arts & Sciences Logo

Samana Gururaja

PhD Candidate

Education

B.A. History, New York University (2010)
M.A. South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania (2014)

Research Interests

Courtly culture, religion and temple urbanism; kinship and conjugality in Early Medieval courtesan communities; Kannada and Sanskrit literature and epigraphy; use of the human form in visual media and built environments